The Big Bang Theory

Season 5 Episode 7

The Good Guy Fluctuation

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Aired Monday 8:00 PM Oct 27, 2011 on CBS
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Leonard finds himself drawn towards a comely comic book illustrator. Meanwhile, Sheldon tries to scare the gang for Halloween.

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Johnny Galecki

Johnny Galecki

Leonard Hofstadter

Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

Sheldon Cooper

Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco

Penny

Simon Helberg

Simon Helberg

Howard Wolowitz

Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar

Rajesh Koothrappali

Melissa Rauch

Melissa Rauch

Bernadette Rostenkowski

Courtney Ford

Courtney Ford

Alice

Guest Star

Aarti Mann

Aarti Mann

Priya Koothrappali

Recurring Role

Kevin Sussman

Kevin Sussman

Stuart Bloom

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • At the end of the episode, just as Leonard get's off the phone with Pria you can tell that he's sitting in Sheldon's spot. He never sit's in sheldon's spot.

    • In this episode, Stewart congratulates Leonard on picking up a girl at the comic book store saying "this is the closest anyone has ever come" and takes a picture of him for a "wall of heroes", however back in season 2 in the episode "The Hofstader Isotope", Stewart himself had similar success with Penny in the comic book store.

    • The mask that Leonard uses to scare Sheldon is of "Balok", a character that appeared in the Star Trek episode, "The Corbomite Maneuver".

  • QUOTES (2)

  • NOTES (2)

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • Kryptonian Father
      While chatting with Leonard in the comic book store, Alice mentions having a "Kryptonian Father". Krypton is the home planet of Superman, a DC Superhero. Courtney Ford, who appears as Alice in this episode, is wife to actor Brandon Routh who is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Superman in the movie Superman Returns.

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